In a passionate call for observance of Christian traditions – ‘we are the party with a C in its name – the German chancellor called on people to sing traditional songs and dust off their recorders during the festive season. ‘If we don’t do this,’ she warned, ‘we will lose a piece of our Heimat.’ […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. Obama heads to Germany on November 17 to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel on trade, Ukraine, Syria and the Islamic State group.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies will back her if she decides to run for a fourth term next year, a member of the Christian Social Union (CSU) said on Saturday, signalling a possible end of a row over migration among conservatives.
Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, says talks ‘didn’t achieve miracles’ but that it was important to maintain momentum The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed on Wednesday on a road map aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine, though details of the plan still need to be worked out. Show More Summary
As German chancellor Angela Merkel begins to wake up to what her 'open borders' policy has unleashed on the citizenry, none other than the mayor of the popular Bavarian resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen has penned a letter to the regional...Show More Summary
Moments ago, sterling reverted to its familiar downward sliding trajectory and took a steep move lower following a Bloomberg report that German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is "battening down the hatches for coming Brexit talks, instructing officials to avoid any back-door contacts that could hand the U.K. Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Ukraine crisis but no meeting has been set and progress needs to be made on the peace process, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Monday.
Aides to German Chancellor Angela Merkel have told lawmakers the state wouldn't take a stake in Deutsche Bank AG if it were to issue new stock to shore up its thin capital cushion, one person who attended the briefing said. The factShow More Summary
PADERBORN, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday plans should be considered to give Yazidis in Iraq protected areas to retreat to in the north of the country.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that Britain could not get concessions on the freedom of movement while retaining full access to the European single market, or other countries would want the same. Britain, which is leaving...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko agreed more talks were needed before a "Normandy format" summit on the Ukraine conflict could be held, the German government said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday wraps up a week of Africa diplomacy aimed at slowing the flow of migrants to Europe from a continent battered by conflict and poverty. She will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, having...Show More Summary
DAKAR/AGADEZ (Reuters) - When German Chancellor Angela Merkel toured three African nations this week for talks on curbing migration to Europe, the leader of the world's poorest country, Niger, suggested it would take a "Marshall Plan" of massive aid to stop people coming.
French President Francois Hollande spoke Wednesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin about organising a summit on the Ukraine conflict, French officials said. The leaders had a telephone conversation...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call Wednesday to push for a ceasefire in Syria, sources in the French presidency said. During a conversation...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet on Wednesday approved the deployment of additional German troops to Turkey to help operate NATO surveillance aircraft as part of the U.S-led fight against Islamic State, government sources said.
Ethiopia’s prime minister has pledged to reform the country’s one-party electoral system after pressure from German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel visited the Horn of Africa country on Tuesday at the conclusion of a three-legged Africa tour, which also included Mali and Niger. Show More Summary
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Ethiopia on Tuesday to open up its politics and ensure police do not use heavy-handed tactics against protesters, after more than a year of unrest that rights groups say has led to about 500 deaths.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on a trip to Ethiopia, said she wanted the African Union to get involved in trying to solve the conflict in Libya.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has dipped below the 30 percent mark for the first time, a poll showed on Tuesday, with her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners gaining slightly a year before a federal election.